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Hobbico Accu-Cycle Elite Battery Cycler
 
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
          This is the Hobbico AC/DC Accu-Cycle Elite Battery Cycler.
   Charges, Discharges and Cycles NiCd, NiMH and Lithium-based battery packs.
         Perfect for radio batteries, Lithium Park Flyer batteries,
                    plus single cell glow starter cells.

*** 2 Year Warranty ***

FEATURES: Charges and Discharges 1-3 cell Lithium-Ion and Lithium Polymer packs For LiPo packs that are wired for balancing a LiPo Cell Balancer such as Great Planes' ElectriFly Equinox (GPMM3160) is compatible with the Accu Cycle Elite Peak Charges, Discharges and Cycles 1-10 cell NiCd or NiMH packs Charges two batteries at once Auto Smart Set automatically calculates safety time-out, Charge Rate, TRICKLE Rate and Discharge Voltage cut-off based on battery type, capacity, and voltage Custom Charging and Discharging routines can be created for up to 10 packs and stored in memory Prevents overcharging with Peak Detection for NiCd and NiMH packs and CC/CV detection for Lithium-based packs On-screen messages appear on large easy to see two line 16-character LCD screen, messages feature less abbreviations, better explanations and units of measurement with every number AC/DC compatible for at home or on the field recharging Optional Temperature Sensor (HCAP0281) functions w/ all battery types Two Temperature Sensor ports Two year warranty

INCLUDES: One Accu-Cycle Elite cycler One AC adapter/power supply (NOT AVAILABLE SEPARATELY) Two (Red & Black) alligator clips w/banana jacks One instruction booklet One Main/Memory menu sheet One NiCd, NiMH, and Lithium menu sheet One Charge/Discharge chart w/blank memory chart

REQUIRES: If needed, a 12V DC source, such as HCAP0800 & HCAP0200 If temperature sensor is needed, use HCAP0281

Connectors to go from the charger to the battery or radio: HCAP0101....FUTABA J Tx/Rx LEADS ALL RADIOS EXCEPT 9VAP HCAP0102....FUTABA J Tx/Rx LEADS 9VAP ONLY HCAP0105....JR Tx/Rx LEADS HCAP0106....HITEC Tx/Rx LEADS HCAP0108....CHARGE LEADS, BANANA PLUGS TO ALLIGATOR CLIPS HCAP0110....Tx BATTERY WITH 9V CONNECTOR, FUTABA J Rx CHARGE LEAD HCAP0310....BANANA PLUGS ONLY (3 PAIR)

SPECS: Input Voltage: 11-14.5V DC AC Power Supply: 110V AC 60Hz input, 14.5V DC 2.5A output Number of Output Ports: two For BOTH Outputs: Battery Types: Nickel-Cadmium (NiCd), Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) Number Cells: 1-10 NiCd or NiMH (1.2-12V) 1-3 LiPo or Li-Ion (3.6-11.1V) Fast Charge Current: * 50-2000mA Fast Charge Termination: NiCd/MH -"negative deltaV'" Peak Detection, LiPo -"Constant-Current/Constant-Voltage" (4.2V/cell max.) Li-Ion -"Constant-Current/Constant-Voltage" (4.lV/cell max.) Peak Detection Sensitivity: 3-15mV per cell adjustable Fast Chg Safety Timer: * automatically calculated TRICKLE Charge Current: * 0-200mA Peak Detection Delay: 3 minutes Discharge Current: 50-2000mA Discharge Cutoff Voltage: * 0.8-1.2V per cell adjustable for NiCd & NiMH 3.7V per cell fixed for Li-Ion and LiPo Cycle Count: 1 to 5 (NiCd and NiMH only) Cycle Delay- Chg/Dsch: 10 minutes Status Indicators: two tri -color LEDs (Red/Amber/Green) Optional Temp. Cutoff: ** 60-130F (15-54C) Output Connectors: banana jacks Battery Memories: ten Display Type: 2-line, 16 character LCD Case Size: 3.7 x 6.1 x 1.2 in (94 x 30.5 x 155mm) Weight: 13.23oz (375g, not including Power Supply) Length: 6.1" (155mm) Width: 3.7" (94mm) Height: 1.2" (30.5mm)

* Auto Smart Set Feature, can be manually overridden except for Fast Charge safety timer ** Requires optional Temperature Sensor HCAP0281

COMMENTS: To achieve Elite's maximum potential when using a DC input the power source must be capable of delivering at least 5A of current while maintaining 12V DC The alligator clips are the Insta-Gator Alligator Clips (TACP0111).

jxs 3/22/04 ir/jxs upd NNA 7/07/04 updt jxs 8/17/04 Updated jbm 11/9/05 Updated jbm 2/1/06

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COMPLETION NOTES FROM THE TECH DEPARTMENT
THIS IS THE HOBBICO AC/DC ACCU-CYCLE ELITE BATTERY CYCLER. FEATURES: CHARGES, DISCHARGES AND CYCLES NICD, NIMH AND LITHIUM-BASED BATTERY PACKS, AUTO SMART SET, CUSTOM CHARGING AND DISCHARGING STORED IN MEMORY FOR UP TO 10 PACKS, 16 CHARACTER LCD SCREEN REQUIRES: CHARGE LEADS DEPENDING ON BATTERY TYPE

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